Banking & Finance


Our International Banking and Finance Group has wide ranging expertise in both domestic and international work, acting for commercial banks, international development banks, investment banks, funds, multilateral banks and other financial institutions from around the World.

We also advise many corporate borrowers and lessees on their finance transactions, drawing, where necessary, on our in-depth knowledge and understanding of particular sectors such as communications, sport, aviation and aerospace. Our teams of specialist lawyers in each of our offices across Europe, the Middle East and Asia advise on the structuring, documentation and negotiation of a wide range of banking and finance-related matters.We have a well-earned reputation for client service, combining technical expertise with tenacity, strong commercial instincts, a flexible attitude and a dedication to ensuring that the deal gets done.

We provide expertise in all the following areas:

  • acquisition finance
  • asset-based lending / finance leasing
  • cross-border secured lending
  • electronic money and payment systems
  • Islamic finance
  • project finance (including PFI, PPP, telecoms and other infrastructure projects)
  • real estate finance
  • regulation of financial services (including compliance and AML issues)
  • structured finance

We are also expert in dealing with financial disputes (in particular in relation to derivatives and structured products), restructuring, insolvency, enforcement and asset recovery.

Heads of Group: Trystan Tether in London and Raimondo Maggiore in Milan.


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